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1982 Atlanta Journal 500


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 29 of 30
Sunday, November 7, 1982 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:48:51
Average Speed: 130.884 mph
Pole Speed: 166.779 mph
Cautions: 10 for 56 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.5 sec
Attendance: 40,000
Lead changes: 45

Glossary    1982 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1982 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 988   Bobby Allison Gatorade   (DiGard)Buick32845,500running100185
3 411   Darrell Waltrip Mountain Dew   (Junior Johnson)Buick32819,700running44170
2 233   Harry Gant 7-Eleven / Skoal Bandit   (Hal Needham)Buick32819,230running9175
151343   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac31210,000engine54123
4182   Tim Richmond J.D. Stacy   (Jim Stacy)Buick3289,895running1165
321647   Ron Bouchard Race Hill Farm   (Jack Beebe)Buick999,305engine067
211128   Buddy Baker Ranier Racing   (Harry Ranier)Pontiac2879,100engine0100
51075   Joe Ruttman Pet Dairy   (RahMoc Enterprises)Buick3278,775running0155
34 815   Dale Earnhardt Wrangler Jeans   (Bud Moore)Ford858,385crash366
19 550   Geoffrey Bodine Spectrum Furniture   (Cliff Stewart)Pontiac3028,300running50111
281790   Jody Ridley J.D. Stacy   (Junie Donlavey)Ford2198,275head gasket079
63371   Dave Marcis Hudson Chevy & Transmission   (Dave Marcis)Buick3277,565running32155
7203   Ricky Rudd Piedmont Airlines   (Richard Childress)Pontiac3267,255running2151
8 344   Terry Labonte Texas Jeans   (Billy Hagan)Buick3266,335running4147
101402   Mark Martin Jolly Rancher   (Bud Reeder)Buick3256,275running0134
25 198   Morgan Shepherd Levi Garrett   (Ron Benfield)Buick2624,915engine393
122748   Lennie Pond Palatine Auto Parts   (James Hylton)Chevrolet3214,515running0127
132552   Jimmy Means Broadway Motors   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet3214,400running0124
143067   Buddy Arrington Motorsports Design   (Buddy Arrington)Chrysler3193,845running0121
9285   Rodney Combs Stacy-Pak   (Jim Stacy)Buick3252,900running5143
23236   D.K. Ulrich Pentax Cameras   (D.K. Ulrich)Buick2772,775crash094
263564   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford2442,680oil pump085
291517   Lake Speed Yazoo Mowers   (Roger Hamby)Pontiac1842,585engine076
11 721   Neil Bonnett Warner Hodgdon   (Wood Brothers)Ford3242,100running12135
273162   Rick Wilson Wilson Racing   (Rick Wilson)Oldsmobile2291,900engine082
303770   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Pontiac1621,825engine073
164099   Philip Duffie U.S. Duffie Sand & Gravel   (Philip Duffie)Buick3101,650running0115
172694   Bobby Wawak Superior Piping   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet3071,500running0112
183246   Travis Tiller Ring Enterprises   (Travis Tiller)Buick3031,400running0109
201255   Benny Parsons Weyman & Bruton   (Johnny Hayes)Buick2951,300engine0103
222986   Darryl Sage L-Car   (Lee Sage)Chevrolet2851,050running097
24 69   Bill Elliott Melling Tool   (Harry Melling)Ford266975engine996
312142   Kyle Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac156815engine070
333622   Marty Robbins Robbins Racing   (Marty Robbins)Buick89795crash064
351927   Cale Yarborough Valvoline   (M.C. Anderson)Buick73775engine058
363938   Jerry Bowman Bowman Racing   (Jerry Bowman)Oldsmobile53765clutch055
372419   Dick May Demeter Grain   (Henley Gray)Buick52755engine052
38221   Donnie Allison UNO   (Hoss Ellington)Oldsmobile36745crash049
393449   Glenn Jarrett Budweiser Light   (Marvin Thackston)Ford35735engine046
403873   Steve Moore Franklin City Music Park   (Willard Moore)Pontiac3725oil pressure043

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Billy McGinnis
Paul Simms
Bill Meazel
John McFadden
Dennis DeVea
Rick Newsom20Bull Frog KnitsRick NewsomChevrolet
Cecil Gordon24Gordon RacingCecil GordonBuick
Joe Booher40Booher FarmsD.K. UlrichBuick
Jocko Maggiacomo63Kenwood StereoJocko MaggiacomoOldsmobile
Mike Potter66Cam Farm / King's InnRoger HambyOldsmobile
Richard Brickhouse78Tom GoffPontiac
John Callis80Vel-Loc IndustriesJohn CallisPontiac
Joe Fields92Fields RacingJoe FieldsBuick

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Terry Labonte133
  Dale Earnhardt441
  Neil Bonnett584
  Dale Earnhardt9102
  Bobby Allison113424
  Bill Elliott35395
  Terry Labonte40401
  Bobby Allison41488
  Bill Elliott49524
  Bobby Allison53542
  Geoffrey Bodine557521
  Rodney Combs76761
  Darrell Waltrip77826
  Rodney Combs83842
  Morgan Shepherd85851
  Geoffrey Bodine869914
  Dave Marcis1001012
  Morgan Shepherd1021032
  Tim Richmond1041041
  Geoffrey Bodine10511814
  Richard Petty1191213
  Rodney Combs1221221
  Bobby Allison1231319
  Richard Petty1321387
  Rodney Combs1391391
  Richard Petty14015011
  Harry Gant1511511
  Geoffrey Bodine1521521
  Harry Gant1531531
  Ricky Rudd1541552
  Neil Bonnett1561638
  Darrell Waltrip1641729
  Harry Gant1731764
  Darrell Waltrip1771771
  Harry Gant1781803
  Darrell Waltrip1811866
  Dave Marcis1871893
  Darrell Waltrip1901934
  Bobby Allison1941985
  Richard Petty19923032
  Bobby Allison23125828
  Dave Marcis25928527
  Richard Petty2862861
  Darrell Waltrip28730418
  Bobby Allison30532824

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Darrell Waltrip 4319    
2   Bobby Allison 4297   -22  
3   Terry Labonte 4129   -190  
4   Harry Gant 3787   -532  
5   Richard Petty 3744   -575  
6   Dave Marcis 3590   -729  
7   Buddy Arrington 3584   -735  
8   Ron Bouchard 3395   -924  
9   Ricky Rudd 3367   -952  
10   Dale Earnhardt 3365   -954  
11   Morgan Shepherd 3309   -1010  
12   Jimmy Means 3296   -1023  
13   Jody Ridley 3195   -1124  
14   Joe Ruttman 3143   -1176  
15   Mark Martin 3026   -1293  
16   Kyle Petty 3024   -1295  
17   Neil Bonnett 2898   -1421  
18   Lake Speed 2786   -1533  
19   J.D. McDuffie 2772   -1547  
20   Benny Parsons 2746   -1573